3 Signs That Hackers Could Be Reading Your Email

Posted by: David Hald  /  26 May 2015 11:14:10 BST

Email usually contains the most confidential information that an organization has – board minutes, customer information, and so on. Once a hacker is able to access someone’s email, he or she can access all types of sensitive information.

In a world where 76 percent of all network breaches involve weak or stolen passwords, it’s clear that passwords are not strong enough to secure anything. Email in particular has become both a prize in itself and a means of entrée into a target organization’s network.

The widespread use of remote access to conduct business has increased the number of entry points for cyber criminals by an order of magnitude. Most people don’t realize, for instance, that ActiveSync-enabled mobile devices create a security vulnerability that can grant easy access to your email. All a hacker needs is an email address and a password.

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Topics: Multi-factor Authentication, Security, Secure Device Provisioning, Outlook Web Access (OWA)

How I Spotted the Microsoft Outlook App (iOS and Android) Is Using a Proxy

Posted by: Gunnar Hermansen  /  05 February 2015 15:56:00 GMT

As many others I saw the Microsoft Outlook Client in the AppStore and installed it on my iPad. My iPad had never connected to our Exchange server before, so I began the process enrolling my device with SMS PASSCODE’s Secure Device Provisioning feature which is a standard component within our Multi-factor Authentication platform.

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Topics: Security, Secure Device Provisioning

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